Collections Management & Curatorship

Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:00am – Friday, April 6, 2018 4:00pm

Event location: Joggins Fossil Institute

Learning Outcomes
Role collections play in museums
Essential policies and procedures for proper care, management and use of collections
Acquisitions, documentation, handling, and deaccessioning
Computerized records and online access
Ethics, legal issues, tax receipts, insurance, and copyright.
The course format offers a combination of lecture, group discussion and exercises. Good collection management practices are the backbone of solid museum management. This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the main functions of managing a museum collection.
Presenter Valerie Lenethen has over 30 years’ experience in the museum field with a focus on collections management. She was collections specialist for the Nova Scotia Museum, retiring in 2014.
This workshop can be taken as part of the ANSM Museum Studies Program or on its own.
Registration Information
ANSM Members: $125.00
Non-Members: $175.00
Registration Deadline: 4:00pm March 23, 2018
Registration fee includes snacks on both days and lunch on day 1.
Registration opens February 9, 2018 at 9am AST.
To register online, please click on the “Register Now” button below.
To register and pay with a cheque, send a completed registration form with payment to: Association of Nova Scotia Museums, 1113 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4P7. Please also call the office to let us know you intend to register via mail.
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